Olympic Council of Asia announces date for decision on Asian Games 2030 host

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that it is due to host its 39th OCA General Assembly in Muscat, Oman on 16 December 2020 at which time the host city of the 21st Asian Games 2030 will be decided.

Doha, Qatar and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia are the two candidates for the Games and the OCA announced that both cities submitted their official bids by the end of the 4 October 2020 deadline.

The OCA Evaluation Committee, chaired by Mr. Wei Jizhong, Hony. Life Vice President OCA will be visiting both the Candidate Cities in the third week of October to assess the bids, the OCA confirmed.

The 19th Asian Games will be held in the city of Hangzhou, China from September 10-25, 2022 and the 20th Asian Games will be held in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan in 2026.

The OCA wished both the Candidate Cities the very best of luck.

Source: OCA

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